A new study suggests that the presence of academic medical centers within a healthcare market is linked to better outcomes for patients treated at nearby community hospitals.
Dr. Alina Ivaniuk talks with Dr. Neuray about her career path from medical school to industry CEO. They discuss the power of peer mentoring, ways to improve medical education, and finding the courage to accept change.
The Perot family, The Perot Foundation, and The Sarah and Ross Perot, Jr. Foundation have provided a transformative $50 million endowment for UT Southwestern’s Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), among the nation’s elite programs that provide graduates a dual M.D./Ph.D. degree to strengthen the advancement of laboratory discoveries into the clinical arena. Funding will provide a permanent endowment for the Perot Family Scholars Medical Scientist Training Program – one of just 54 M.D./Ph.D. training programs in the country supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
From medical training during a civil war to starting Kentucky’s first epilepsy fellowship program, Dr. Meriem Bensalem-Owen talks with Sharp Waves about her career journey.
Agreement provides framework to enhance global health care, education, and research
We talk with a third-year medical student, a neurology researcher, an avid rock climber, and a young man with epilepsy who had a responsive neurostimulator (RNS) implanted last year. The catch: They’re all the same person.
First-year surgery residents, and first-year medical residents in all fields who are members of sexual minorities such as LGBTQ, are more likely than others to develop depression during the stressful training period.
Only center in the world with this combination of distinctions
Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is becoming an official site of the U.S. Army Military-Civilian Trauma Team Training (AMCT3), formalizing a longstanding relationship between the two entities that is built on a history of collaborative success.
The American College of Academic Addiction Medicine (ACAAM) today announced the appointment of Bruce E. Hammond, Jr., CAE, as Executive Director, effective January 1, 2021. Mr. Hammond will step into the new position following the long-planned end-of-year retirement of Kevin Kunz, M.D., M.P.H., DFSAM, founding ACAAM President (2008) and Executive Vice President since 2013. ACAAM was formerly known as The ABAM Foundation and The Addiction Medicine Foundation.
TruCorp, a provider of medical simulation training manikins, has partnered with world leading healthcare solutions provider, Laerdal Medical, to bring an easy-to-implement, cost-effective ventilation training solution to the market.
• Physicians who are training to become kidney specialists reported that the electronic medical record enhances their education, but the time demands of data and order entry can be a downside.
The American Thoracic Society is pleased to announce the launch of the open access journal, ATS Scholar. ATS Scholar is an exciting online, peer-reviewed journal focusing on content related to education and training of health professionals relevant to adult and pediatric pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine.
Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center Fort Worth and the TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine will be collaborating on an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)-accredited physician resident training program that will eventually train more than 150 physicians annually. The collaboration will be a boon not only for the medical community in Fort Worth, but also for residents of North Texas as it helps to address a growing need for physicians in the Fort Worth area.
AI-assisted training will make surgery safer A team led by Dr. Rolando Del Maestro is playing a major role in perfecting an advanced neurosurgical simulator. “There is no way in the next five years that medical students going into neurosurgery…